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15 minutes ago, Lacassem said:

The last 2 years I think started with hybrids didnt they? or was 2 years ago motocaddy?

I am going with a hybrid test....

For reference, at this moment I really have no idea. I am just as curious as you guys are!

⛳🛄 as of Nov 6, 2023 (Past WITB
Driver:  :callaway-small: Paradym TD w/ GD ADDI 6X Driver Shootout! 

Wood:    :cobra-small: F7 3 wood 14.5* w/ Motore F1 Shaft

Irons:   :titleist-small: T Series - T200 5 Iron
                                          T150 6-9 Iron
                                          T100 PW/GW

Wedge:  Toura Golf - A Spec 53,37,61 degree 

Putter:  Screenshot 2023-06-02 13.10.30.png Mezz Max!

Balls:     Vice Pro Plus Drip (Blue/Orange)

 

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12 minutes ago, GolfSpy_APH said:

For reference, at this moment I really have no idea. I am just as curious as you guys are!

I think you guys are teasing us 😉.  First official test: Stealth 2  driver. ....I hope I hope 😁

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:taylormade-small:SIM 2 D Max with Fujikura Air Speeder Shaft 

Cobra  Radspeed 3W/RIptide Shaft
:ping-small:  410  Hybrids 22*, 26*

Cobra Speed Zone 6-GP/Recoil ESX 460 F3 Shafts 

:titelist-small: SM7 54* Wedge

:ping-small: Glide 3.0  60* Wedge

:odyssey-small: O Works putter

:ShotScope: V3
:918457628_PrecisionPro:NX9-HD

:CaddyTek: - 4 Wheel 

EZGO TXT 48v cart
:footjoy-small: - too many shoes to list and so many to buy

:1590477705_SunMountain: And  BAG Boy

Golf Balls: Vice Pro Plus 

2020 Official Teste:SuperSpeed: Beginning Driver Speed  - 78

2019 Official Tester :ping-small:  410 Driver

2018 Official Tester :wilson-small: C300

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5 hours ago, GolfSpy_APH said:

What do you think the first product will be for member testing this year?

I am thinking Evnroll.

Driver:  :ping-small: G400 Max 9* w/ KBS Tour Driven
Fairway: :titelist-small: TS3 15*  w/Project X Hzardous Smoke
Hybrids:  :titelist-small: 915H 21* w/KBS Tour Graphite Hybrid Prototype
                :titelist-small: 915H  24*  w/KBS Tour Graphite Hybrid Prototype        
Irons:      :honma:TR20V 6-11 w/Vizard TR20-85 Graphite
Wedge:  :titleist-small: 54/12D, 60/8M w/:Accra iWedge 90 Graphite
Putter:   :taylormade-small:TM-180

Testing:   SPGC_logo.jpg

Backups:  :odyssey-small: Milled Collection RSX 2, :seemore-small: mFGP2, :cameron-small: Futura 5W

Member:  MGS Hitsquad since 2017697979773_DSCN2368(Custom).JPG.a1a25f5e430d9eebae93c5d652cbd4b9.JPG

 

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2 minutes ago, cnosil said:

I am thinking Evnroll.

See now, this would be one that compels me to sign up even if those 699s would be down the line somewhere. I'd sacrifice my chance at an opportunity for one of those putters. I am such a push over! 😂

 

Driver: :titleist-small: TSi3 9* Fujikura Ventus TR Blue 6X

Fairways: :cobra-small: Aerojet Max 3W & 7W MCA Kai'Li White 60 Stiff

Hybrid: :cobra-small: King TEC 3H MCA MMT 85g Stiff

Irons: :cobra-small: Aerojet 6-GW KBS $-taper Lite Stiff

Wedges: :cobra-small: Snakebite Black 52/56/60 Hi-Rev 2.0 Black Stiff

Putter: :scotty-cameron-1: Super Select Newport 2.0

Ball: :maxfli: Tour X :titleist-small: ProV1x

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Hybrid testing is my guess as well.  Id be interested in a hybrid with adjustable loft and lie angles.  I think a lot of hybrids are too upright for me and that is why i have to try a few before finding one that doesnt want to go left all the time.

Modern Bag:  :ping-small: G410 LST 10.5*, Hzrdus Smoke RDX 6.5 Flex;   :titelist-small:  915F 3w, Diamana S+ 70 S flex;  Snake Eyes 18* 2h, 23* 4h & 27* 5h; :mizuno-small: JPX 900 Forged 6 - PW, PX LZ 6.0;  Edison 2.0 49*, KBS Tour 120 S; Edison 2.0 53*, KBS Tour 120 S ;  Edison 2.0 57* KBS Tour 120 S;   :ping-small:  Heppler Fetch;  Ball - :Snell: MTB-X; Bag - Jones MyGolfSpy Edition! 

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Classic Bag:  Driver - :wilson_staff_small: Persimmon; 3w - :Hogan: Speed Slot; 5w - :wilson_staff_small: Tour Block; 3 - pw - :wilson_staff_small: Dynapower; sw - Ram Tom Watson;  putter - bullseye standard or flange.

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42 minutes ago, cnosil said:

Yes, was a TXG review yesterday.  Didn’t watch it after I read the comments about it being so expensive.  Went to the website and it was $169; so I stopped there. 😂

I'm wondering if one of our resident tinkerers will make a DIY version. I was shocked at how much it cost after watching the same TXG video. 

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5 hours ago, GolfSpy_APH said:

What do you think the first product will be for member testing this year?

Spikeless golf shoes.  Haven't had one of those for a while.

Derek 🖌️ Verified Hack, ~21 handicap 🙂  Golf for exercise and peace of mind.  ⛳

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9 minutes ago, tony@CIC said:

I think you guys are teasing us 😉.  First official test: Stealth 2  driver. ....I hope I hope 😁

If you wish it, it will come (field of dreams 2.0)

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11 minutes ago, tony@CIC said:

I think you guys are teasing us 😉.  First official test: Stealth 2  driver. ....I hope I hope 😁

Oh I would let you know if I was teasing. 

I would love to see a big OEM driver be the first item.

⛳🛄 as of Nov 6, 2023 (Past WITB
Driver:  :callaway-small: Paradym TD w/ GD ADDI 6X Driver Shootout! 

Wood:    :cobra-small: F7 3 wood 14.5* w/ Motore F1 Shaft

Irons:   :titleist-small: T Series - T200 5 Iron
                                          T150 6-9 Iron
                                          T100 PW/GW

Wedge:  Toura Golf - A Spec 53,37,61 degree 

Putter:  Screenshot 2023-06-02 13.10.30.png Mezz Max!

Balls:     Vice Pro Plus Drip (Blue/Orange)

 

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4 minutes ago, sirchunksalot said:

I'm wondering if one of our resident tinkerers will make a DIY version. I was shocked at how much it cost after watching the same TXG video. 

I just watched the video and I think you could accomplish the same thing cheaper with the total golf trainer wrist and a smart ball.   If you wanted to go DIY, a bent metal bar with a makeshift wrist strap and a dollar store ball.   

Driver:  :ping-small: G400 Max 9* w/ KBS Tour Driven
Fairway: :titelist-small: TS3 15*  w/Project X Hzardous Smoke
Hybrids:  :titelist-small: 915H 21* w/KBS Tour Graphite Hybrid Prototype
                :titelist-small: 915H  24*  w/KBS Tour Graphite Hybrid Prototype        
Irons:      :honma:TR20V 6-11 w/Vizard TR20-85 Graphite
Wedge:  :titleist-small: 54/12D, 60/8M w/:Accra iWedge 90 Graphite
Putter:   :taylormade-small:TM-180

Testing:   SPGC_logo.jpg

Backups:  :odyssey-small: Milled Collection RSX 2, :seemore-small: mFGP2, :cameron-small: Futura 5W

Member:  MGS Hitsquad since 2017697979773_DSCN2368(Custom).JPG.a1a25f5e430d9eebae93c5d652cbd4b9.JPG

 

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5 minutes ago, cnosil said:

I just watched the video and I think you could accomplish the same thing cheaper with the total golf trainer wrist and a smart ball.   If you wanted to go DIY, a bent metal bar with a makeshift wrist strap and a dollar store ball.   

Could be the next great Otto Phlex Thread. 

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⛳🛄 as of Nov 6, 2023 (Past WITB
Driver:  :callaway-small: Paradym TD w/ GD ADDI 6X Driver Shootout! 

Wood:    :cobra-small: F7 3 wood 14.5* w/ Motore F1 Shaft

Irons:   :titleist-small: T Series - T200 5 Iron
                                          T150 6-9 Iron
                                          T100 PW/GW

Wedge:  Toura Golf - A Spec 53,37,61 degree 

Putter:  Screenshot 2023-06-02 13.10.30.png Mezz Max!

Balls:     Vice Pro Plus Drip (Blue/Orange)

 

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2 minutes ago, GolfSpy_APH said:

Could be the next great Otto Phlex Thread. 

The AmateurSendr! 

@GolfSpy MPRis our resident DIY training aid person.   Although he is currently into ropes  😁

Driver:  :ping-small: G400 Max 9* w/ KBS Tour Driven
Fairway: :titelist-small: TS3 15*  w/Project X Hzardous Smoke
Hybrids:  :titelist-small: 915H 21* w/KBS Tour Graphite Hybrid Prototype
                :titelist-small: 915H  24*  w/KBS Tour Graphite Hybrid Prototype        
Irons:      :honma:TR20V 6-11 w/Vizard TR20-85 Graphite
Wedge:  :titleist-small: 54/12D, 60/8M w/:Accra iWedge 90 Graphite
Putter:   :taylormade-small:TM-180

Testing:   SPGC_logo.jpg

Backups:  :odyssey-small: Milled Collection RSX 2, :seemore-small: mFGP2, :cameron-small: Futura 5W

Member:  MGS Hitsquad since 2017697979773_DSCN2368(Custom).JPG.a1a25f5e430d9eebae93c5d652cbd4b9.JPG

 

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16 minutes ago, Lacassem said:

If you wish it, it will come (field of dreams 2.0)

And it would such a great test comparison to my SIM 2 Max. Mods are you listening 🤣

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:taylormade-small:SIM 2 D Max with Fujikura Air Speeder Shaft 

Cobra  Radspeed 3W/RIptide Shaft
:ping-small:  410  Hybrids 22*, 26*

Cobra Speed Zone 6-GP/Recoil ESX 460 F3 Shafts 

:titelist-small: SM7 54* Wedge

:ping-small: Glide 3.0  60* Wedge

:odyssey-small: O Works putter

:ShotScope: V3
:918457628_PrecisionPro:NX9-HD

:CaddyTek: - 4 Wheel 

EZGO TXT 48v cart
:footjoy-small: - too many shoes to list and so many to buy

:1590477705_SunMountain: And  BAG Boy

Golf Balls: Vice Pro Plus 

2020 Official Teste:SuperSpeed: Beginning Driver Speed  - 78

2019 Official Tester :ping-small:  410 Driver

2018 Official Tester :wilson-small: C300

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I have "Applied" to test many of the offerings but as yet not been lucky enough to do so.  My thoughts.  As important as it is I think some of the market is missing some dollars by not addressing the "Seniors" market.  We too have some disposable income and although I still have a decent swing speed, some of my friends do not.  I see many tests that display irons as "Tour" (blades) "Players" (combination) and "Game improvement" (cavity back or hollow) but little to no discussion of shafts I have been fitted with MT300Black steel and they've improved my accuracy but now am questioning how much distance I've sacrificed for that accuracy. Guessing about 10 yards. Lets face it.  It's become way more than STIFF, REG. and GRANNY.

Anything you guys have to say? 

Been golfing 63 years.  Consider myself better than average. Play 54 - 72 holes a week in season. 

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1 hour ago, cnosil said:

Yes, was a TXG review yesterday.  Didn’t watch it after I read the comments about it being so expensive.  Went to the website and it was $169; so I stopped there. 😂

Brutal expensive for that training aid. And that is there promo price right now...

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58 minutes ago, cnosil said:

@GolfSpy MPRis our resident DIY training aid person.   Although he is currently into ropes  😁

Hmmm.

[adds dog chew ball to Amazon cart....]

Actually, it might be this exact ballhttps://www.amazon.com/dp/B0002DJX44/ref=twister_B09NQHM8V2?_encoding=UTF8&psc=1

:titleist-small: TS3 9.5°, Tensei Blue
:755178188_TourEdge: CBX T3 15°, Project X HZRDUS Black
:callaway-small: Epic Super Hybrid 18°, Aerotech Steel Fiber FC HYB S
:755178188_TourEdge: C722 21°, Ventus Blue 8S
:touredgeexotics: CBX Iron-Wood 25°, Project X HZRDUS Black 6.0
:Sub70: 639 CB, Aldila NV 95 Graphite, 6–PW
:cleveland-small: CBX 48°
:mizuno-small: T22 54° and 60°
:edel-golf-1: EAS 4.0, Garsen G-Pro grip
:taylormade-small: TP5x and Tour Response

Full WITB with pictures

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Just ready to start the new year and see what's available this year

In my Titleist Tour Stand bag 

Taylormade Stealth Plus 10.5*  Ventus Velicore 6x Black

Taylormade Stealth Plus 3/5 wood Ventus Velicore 7s Blue

Titleist 505u 4 iron

Titleist 100s 5-PW Nippon Pro 120s 

Cleveland RTX6 52*, 56* and 60*

Scotty Cameron Newport 2 Jet Set 

Titleist Pro V1x 

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18 minutes ago, GolfSpy MPR said:

Hmmm.

[adds dog chew ball to Amazon cart....]

Actually, it might be this exact ballhttps://www.amazon.com/dp/B0002DJX44/ref=twister_B09NQHM8V2?_encoding=UTF8&psc=1

That's a dead ringer for the ball I saw. 

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5 minutes ago, sirchunksalot said:

That's a dead ringer for the ball I saw. 

So I also threw a velcro wrist strap into my cart. And my dad is a wizard for heat-molding PVC. I'm thinking a small section that could easily be the wrist cup portion.

Stay tuned...

:titleist-small: TS3 9.5°, Tensei Blue
:755178188_TourEdge: CBX T3 15°, Project X HZRDUS Black
:callaway-small: Epic Super Hybrid 18°, Aerotech Steel Fiber FC HYB S
:755178188_TourEdge: C722 21°, Ventus Blue 8S
:touredgeexotics: CBX Iron-Wood 25°, Project X HZRDUS Black 6.0
:Sub70: 639 CB, Aldila NV 95 Graphite, 6–PW
:cleveland-small: CBX 48°
:mizuno-small: T22 54° and 60°
:edel-golf-1: EAS 4.0, Garsen G-Pro grip
:taylormade-small: TP5x and Tour Response

Full WITB with pictures

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1 hour ago, oldguy819 said:

I have "Applied" to test many of the offerings but as yet not been lucky enough to do so.  My thoughts.  As important as it is I think some of the market is missing some dollars by not addressing the "Seniors" market.  We too have some disposable income and although I still have a decent swing speed, some of my friends do not.  I see many tests that display irons as "Tour" (blades) "Players" (combination) and "Game improvement" (cavity back or hollow) but little to no discussion of shafts I have been fitted with MT300Black steel and they've improved my accuracy but now am questioning how much distance I've sacrificed for that accuracy. Guessing about 10 yards. Lets face it.  It's become way more than STIFF, REG. and GRANNY.

Anything you guys have to say? 

I agree with the "seniors" market and to expand on that, senior influencers, for the exact reasons you stated, we have more time and I have more disposable income now than when I was working and raising a family. 

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21 minutes ago, GolfSpy MPR said:

So I also threw a velcro wrist strap into my cart. And my dad is a wizard for heat-molding PVC. I'm thinking a small section that could easily be the wrist cup portion.

Stay tuned...

I knew I tagged the right person!

Driver:  :ping-small: G400 Max 9* w/ KBS Tour Driven
Fairway: :titelist-small: TS3 15*  w/Project X Hzardous Smoke
Hybrids:  :titelist-small: 915H 21* w/KBS Tour Graphite Hybrid Prototype
                :titelist-small: 915H  24*  w/KBS Tour Graphite Hybrid Prototype        
Irons:      :honma:TR20V 6-11 w/Vizard TR20-85 Graphite
Wedge:  :titleist-small: 54/12D, 60/8M w/:Accra iWedge 90 Graphite
Putter:   :taylormade-small:TM-180

Testing:   SPGC_logo.jpg

Backups:  :odyssey-small: Milled Collection RSX 2, :seemore-small: mFGP2, :cameron-small: Futura 5W

Member:  MGS Hitsquad since 2017697979773_DSCN2368(Custom).JPG.a1a25f5e430d9eebae93c5d652cbd4b9.JPG

 

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18 minutes ago, Jim Shaw said:

I agree with the "seniors" market and to expand on that, senior influencers, for the exact reasons you stated, we have more time and I have more disposable income now than when I was working and raising a family. 

Yes we do😁

Rick

 

 

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Driver; PXG 0311XF Cypher 50 gr Senior  
5 wood; Ping 425, Senior Shaft 55 gr       
7 wood; Ping 425, Senior Shaft 55 gr      
5 hybrid; Cally Steelhead, Hazardous R2     
Irons; Mizuno JPX 923HM 7-GW Recoil 460 F2
Wedges; Titleist S9 54*, Mizuno SW 56*

Putter; Waaay too many to list

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3 minutes ago, GolfSpy_BOS said:

Just to recap from our details on how to become a tester:

For those of you who want some quick hit points to being selected here are some tips we look for!
1. Profile photo - no photo no selection its that simple - Thanks for having a profile photo!  Step 1 complete!
2. Get involved - we want to see that you going to do a good review for our community so having some posting history even if brief is important! To date 5 of your 14 posts since you joined in August of 2019 have been for tests.  The rest have all been good posts, particularly the one you started about your fitting back in 2019.  This has been your first post in July of last year.  To be perfectly blunt.. that is not enough activity to earn the opportunity to test.  I can also see that today is the first day you've been on the site since September.  We have many users who don't post as frequently but are clearly on the site and reading what others have to say, but a key part of being selected to review is showing that you are willing to write about the equipment and share your experiences with the other forum members.  The number one worst thing that can happen for us it to select a tester who does not follow through.  It looks bad on us and can prevent future opportunities from that OEM.
3. Complete your profile: Even if it is 75% complete that is considered completed (the other 25% is for additional questions which you can answer by going into profile settings) however having a profile completed to the 75% shows interest in the forum. Thanks for completing this!  It is super helpful for us to know what kind of golfer you are as sometimes OEMs ask us to find a certain type of golfer, and we also like to try to get different skill levels and speeds into each test when we can.
4. Follow the forum instructions! (ie please do not apply here ... if anything it will hurt chances)
5. Finally ask questions, start a thread of your own, introduce yourself or any of that! 

 

Regarding your comments on types of equipment we test:  We are currently testing a lightweight steel shaft in the Nippon NS Pro 850 GH neo.  I encourage you to follow along with that one and see if it fits your game.  We've had a few delays getting going but it will be ramping up soon.  In the few seasons we have also tested The T-series irons (which includes players and game improvement profiles), a Callaway Driver review from a 95MPH member, Cobra Connect participants of various swing speed/skill levels with some choosing more forgiving models,  Another few lightweight Shaft tests in the NS Pro Regio and Zelos shafts, TSi driver tests with various swing speeds, Wilson D7 irons.  I could go on but I don't think I really have to.  We quite often have tests where multiple swing speeds and skill levels are represented.  To suggest that we do otherwise is patently false.  

What in particular were you thinking of that is "Seniors" market specific that we are missing?  It difficult to lock things down as Seniors specific in my mind as I know some of the 'old' guys on here that put a beating on the ball and some of the 'young' ones that would not keep up with them.  For what it's worth we've even tested bags/carts that you could say maybe fit the "retired" lifestyle more than a young player.

I hope you don't take this as me being argumentative with you.  I wanted to respond to you in as clear a way possible that I think we do an excellent job with our testing and tester selection to have as wide and varied player types represented across the board.  I hope that you engage in the forums and find what you are looking for here, and perhaps after showing some real engagement with the forum you too will be selected for a test!

Listen to the man , do what you need to do and you may get lucky.

Rick

 

 

Left Hand, 

Driver; PXG 0311XF Cypher 50 gr Senior  
5 wood; Ping 425, Senior Shaft 55 gr       
7 wood; Ping 425, Senior Shaft 55 gr      
5 hybrid; Cally Steelhead, Hazardous R2     
Irons; Mizuno JPX 923HM 7-GW Recoil 460 F2
Wedges; Titleist S9 54*, Mizuno SW 56*

Putter; Waaay too many to list

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10 minutes ago, chisag said:

 

... I would venture a guess that seniors are more all over the map than the under 50 crowd mostly because they play more and even start a work out regiment that improves their strength and play. Personally I really don't like it when anyone starts a post with "I am a senior so I need ..." and then insinuates every senior needs more speed, more loft and more forgiveness. I certainly understand some do, but as you said many do not. I'll be 70 yrs old in a couple weeks and I hit my 7 iron 165 while my younger playing pards use anything from a 6 iron to a 4 hybrid. But give me 10 seniors 60-70 and I think they just may have more variance than 10 "kids" in their 20-30's. 


 

I agree.  I’ll be 70 later this year (so for the entire year I can still say ‘I was 69 this year’), and I need more of the right kind of distance.  6-10 yards more carry with my 7i good spin. I thought about some kind of speed training but then thought that probably leads to some unspecified injury.  So the last 2 months, I’ve focused on flexibility, core strength and cardio.  Definitely in better shape, and maybe a few yards longer with a better core. 

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:callaway-small: Driver: Fusion, 9 deg, UST Recoil 450 ES F3/2

:ping-small: 430 MAX 4w (5w head delofted 1* with 3w shaft), 7w, 5h w/ Alta CB Soft Regular shaft

:mizuno-small: JPX923 HM 6i - GW w/ UST Recoil 460 ESX F3

:cleveland-small: RTX6 52* and 56* with Recoil 760 ESX F2 

:odyssey-small: Versa DB DoubleWide 

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a reply to Golfspy_BOS, in my competitive world "senior" competition starts at age 55 so companies could target 55-65, 65-75, 75-85 year olds or whatever they want, no different that companies targeting scratch to 7, 8-12, 13-20 whatever, no difference in my opinion, the difference is we have more time, time seems to be the buzz word at this time, "no one has 5 hours to play golf then 2 hours to finish your round in the clubhouse" I get it, raising a family I might have played 20 times a year, now I play 20 times a month. So market specific for seniors, treat us as educated, spend more time on the "engine" of the clubs (the shaft) dont' make our choices too complicated, ie "if you swing at this speed this is the weight of shaft you need, if you hit the ball "antler high" this is the kick point you need, if you "launch" it this is the flex point you need etc. etc. If you open and close your putter this style will work best for you, if you go straight through and straight back, this is the style that you need, stuff like that" 

Electric push carts are a must, they allow us to walk and enjoy our round with less stress... pound us with information on those, trips, we all have a bucket list, pound us with that... that's all I can think about right now, i need another cup of coffee... hope this helps....

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